Template For Cutting Sides

Drill i 2-in. holes to form stops for router, To rout til * ramp groove, run the router template guide hushing along the edge of the template. The hole at the end of the template* curve provide* a *top for thr router. tempered hardboard that forms the ramp, three oak treads and two oak nosing pieces to hold the ends of the ramp. (Sec drawing.) The long edges of the hardboard ramp fit in grooves routed into each side piece, and laminated oak strips form a decorative handrail. (See sidebar.) The...

Raymond Parsons Woodworker

Issues of American Woodworker for future reference. Three-ring binders are the best way to do this, but aw does not arrive prepunched, and it's tough to get through 80 pages. My solution is a Vin. hollow punch made to punch holes in leather (available from Tandy Leather outlets). I hone the cutting edge sharp and smooth, then chuck the punch in the drill press with a piece of hardwood scrap underneath. It cuts perfectly. I made this rolling clamp stand out of construction-grade 2x4s. This one...

Body Of Shave

Frank Klausz uses Iiis thumbs and forefingers to direct pressure to the front sole of the * > okcsliavc on Initli push stroke (right) and pull stroke (left). tangs with cap knobs to lock in the depth setting.) A variation on the traditional wooden shave is the Japanese spokcshavc. which uses a narrow, planelike blade set in tapered grooves as in Japanese planes (see aw 34). Metal and wooden shaves are designed for essentially the same work, but there are some differences between them. One is...

By Lonnie Bird

Projects Machinery For Shaping Edges

Techniques for Arched Panels, Curve J Work Complex Moldings and Cope-an d-Stick Joinery To make a rurvnl door eating like 11 air our, author mh4 s a cradle-fence setup and a IVatli-erl gt oar lt l right . Fentlierliounl is removed in tin inscl photo to kIiow setup. Workpieee ridrN on the eradlc four . To make a rurvnl door eating like 11 air our, author mh4 s a cradle-fence setup and a IVatli-erl gt oar lt l right . Fentlierliounl is removed in tin inscl photo to kIiow setup. Workpieee ridrN on...

Features And Projects

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By Voicu Marian

Almost every year lor my wife's birthday 1 make something special for her in my shop, rather than buying a gilt. List year, as the event was last approaching, my imagination was racing, trying to come up with a worthwhile project. While I was cooking breakfast for the family one Saturday morning. I go the idea for this breakfast tray, which has a stand made of walnut and a tra To figure out the ideal design, I sat in bed with a 12-in. w ide board across my lap, supported b gt two stacks of...